The average annual and hourly salaries for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in the state of Florida are shown in Table 1 and Table 2, respectively. The comparison of the salary statistics of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators amongst Florida areas is shown in Table 3. The salary statistics are based on the national compensation survey conducted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics in 2017 and published in April 2018 .
|Percentile Bracket||Average Annual Salary|
|10th Percentile Wage||$24,150|
|25th Percentile Wage||$27,450|
|50th Percentile Wage||$31,870|
|75th Percentile Wage||$37,190|
|90th Percentile Wage||$42,690|
Table 1 shows the average annual salary for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Florida in 5 percentile scales. The average annual salary for the 90th percentile (the top 10 percent of the highest paid) is $42,690. The median (50th percentile) annual salary is $31,870. The average annual salary for the bottom 10 percent is $24,150.
The table and chart below show the trend of the median salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators from 2012 to 2017.
|Year||Median Salary||Yearly Growth||5-Year Growth|
Table 3 shows the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in some Florida cities and metropolitan areas. We note that the median annual salary of paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in state of Florida ranges from $25,370 to $38,090. The highest paying area for paving, surfacing, and tamping equipment operators in Florida is Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach with a median annual salary of $38,090. The second highest paying city/area in Florida State is Port St Lucie (mean annual salary $36,040). The lowest paying area is Gainesville with a median annual salary of $25,370.
|Cities/Areas||Median Annual Salary|
|Panama City-Lynn Haven-Panama City Beach|| |
|Port St Lucie|| |
|Naples-Marco Island|| |
|Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville|| |
|North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota|| |
|Miami-Miami Beach-Kendall|| |
|Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach|| |
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach|| |
|Cape Coral-Fort Myers|| |
|Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach-Deerfield Beach|| |
|Northwest Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|Northeast Florida nonmetropolitan area|| |
|West Palm Beach-Boca Raton-Boynton Beach|| |
|Lakeland-Winter Haven|| |
|Tampa-St Petersburg-Clearwater|| |
|Crestview-Fort Walton Beach-Destin|| |
|Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent|| |